Canada Mining News

Caterpillar rally hindered by fresh drop in sales

The world’s largest heavy machinery maker has logged a 18% drop in global sales of machinery for the three-month period ended in September.

Mining robots key to colonizing Mars — Elon Musk

He envisions people living in big glass-carbon fiber domes on the surface, with additional areas mined out below the surface by robots for "industrial" uses.

Oilsands producers face looming bottleneck, even with Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Oilsands producers are likely to face a pipeline shortage in coming years, even amid growing optimism that a major pipeline could soon receive federal approval and ease industry’s pipeline constraints.

First Quebec diamond mine opens 

Good news for mining in Quebec, the majority French-speaking Canadian province, has come from Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY), which officially opened its Renard diamond mine last week.

Canada's Ajax mine could cost $100 million in lawsuits: Mining Watch

Taking as an example what’s happening at the Malartic mine in Quebec, the watchdog presented “conservative estimates” on possible actions against the gold and copper project in B.C.

It’s time to invest in gold: Haywood

Haywood believes that “conditions are ideal” for investment in the gold industry.

Mexico's mining sector to reach $17.8bn by 2020 on the back of silver, zinc prices

The country's sector, dominated by precious metals and zinc, will be well-positioned for the expected price outperformance of these commodities, shows new report.

Canadian diamond thieves finally arrested

The arrest came following a Canada-wide warrant.

Alberta’s plan to phase out coal coming this fall

The project will include financial help to coal emitters closing their plants and transitioning to cleaner forms of power.

Done deal: Centerra Gold buys Thompson Creek for $1.1 billion

With the deal Centerra gets its hands on Mount Milligan, a large mine in British Columbia and reduces its reliance on Kumtor mine, in Kyrgyzstan, for cash flow.

Ontario to Host Mining Innovation Summit

Experts to Discuss Innovation, Productivity and Low-Carbon Economy

Mergers and Acquisitions: An integral component contributing to the growth of the mining equipment market

Advancement in technology and increase in mining activities contribute to the growth of the mining industry.

Tires are a top five cost for a miner

KalTire Canada's VP of Operations talks about company's innovations when it comes to monitoring, changing and recycling tires.

Gold prices up

December Comex gold was last up $7.40 an ounce at $1,270.30.

Pistol Bay becomes dominant landholder in the Confederation Lake Greenstone Belt

The Canadian junior announced the acquisition of all properties and deposits from AurCrest Gold and Glencore.

Is this Nord Gold's next takeover target?

Columbus Gold is a junior miner headquartered in Vancouver, with an exploration office in Nevada, and two primary assets – one in the US (Nevada) and one in South America (French Guiana).

MiningWatch to launch court action for Mount Polley disaster

MiningWatch plans to file a private prosecution against Mount Polley Mining Corporation and the B.C. government.

ISS gives Potash Corp-Agrium merger its blessing

The deal, the biggest Canadian merger since CNOOC Ltd. bought Nexen Energy ULC in 2013, would create the world’s largest crop-nutrient supplier, worth about $36 billion.

Suncor and MCFN announce agreement for equity partnership in East Tank Farm Development

Suncor and Mikisew Cree First Nation today announced the signing of a participation agreement for the purchase by MCFN of a 14.7% interest in Suncor's East Tank Farm Development.

Yamana Gold set to spin off Brazilian unit as separate public company

The miner plans using proceeds from the exercise of the purchase rights and any direct sales of Brio shares to reduce debt.

Golden Dawn — B.C.’s next powerhouse gold miner?

The company just took the next major step towards its ultimate goal of amassing over a million ounces of high-grade gold in an historic gold district in southern British Columbia.

Major operational overhaul planned for KSM copper, gold mine

Higher upfront costs but better ROI on massive gold-copper mine: Seabridge Gold.

Thieves swap $20k diamonds for worthless stones in Canada’s East Coast

Investigators believe the couple may be the same who stole a $10,000 diamond in Saint John, New Brunswick, earlier this month.

Oceanus intersects 95.6 meters of 1.35 g/t gold equivalent consisting of 1.17 g/t gold and 13.2 g/t silver at its El Tigre Property in Sonora, Mexico

Oceanus Resources Corporation reports additional assay results from the ongoing diamond drilling program on its 100% owned El Tigre Property in Sonora, Mexico.

IDM Mining's game plan: build a small mine to fund expansion

"We like small. Small is good."